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Consumers Energy provides Keep it Cool grant donation

The Consumers Energy Foundation has awarded the Muskegon River Watershed Assembly (MRWA) a $30,000 grant to support the MRWA’s Muskegon River KEEP IT COOL fundraising campaign. Campaign funds will be used to increase the MRWA’s conservation impact and organizational capacity. Proceeds from the KEEP IT COOL campaign will enable the MRWA to: 1) Expand existing and implement new programs that...[ read more ]

MRWA Remembers Peter Wege

The Muskegon River Watershed Assembly (MRWA) mourns the loss of one of its greatest supporters, Peter Wege, who died on Monday, July 7, 2014. MRWA Chair Greg Mund, states, "Peter has been a true friend and champion for the Muskegon River, watershed residents and all who enjoy this unique resource. His generosity and commitment to preserve our natural resources is...[ read more ]

MRWA Receives Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Grant Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Muskegon River Watershed Assembly (MRWA) a $798,270 grant through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Program. These federal funds will be used to implement best management practices (BMPs) to restore high-priority riparian areas that will benefit the upper, middle, and lower Muskegon River, Muskegon Lake Area of Concern, and Lake Michigan....[ read more ]